During days 51-63 we have examined and analyzed:
Art as an Area of Knowledge
Survey of the Arts: What is valid proof of Art?
Key Categories of Art: Literary Art, Performing Art, Visual Art
Key Perspectives in Art: The Role of the Artist, The Audience and the Artwork
Subjectivity v. Objectivity and the value of each
Characteristics of Literary Greatness
The Social Role of Music and Performing Arts
Assigning Rank and Monetary Worth to Art
The Human Condition
Hidden Economics in Art
Hidden Mathematics in Art
Hidden Ethics in Art: Morality in Art
Key Elements of Visual Arts
Performance Art, Lifestyle Art, and Avant Garde Works
Art, Design and Modern Technology
The Power of Creativity
The Arts as Social Commentary
The Arts as Therapy
The Arts as Communication
Our WoK focus for this period of time: IMAGINATION and EMOTION.
How can we come to shared knowledge in the Arts?
To what extent should personal knowledge be valued in the Arts?
To what extent are we justified in assigning a value to Art?
What can Art teach us that other disciplines cannot?
To what extent do Art and Science intersect as Areas of Knowledge?
To what extent do Art and Religion interest as Areas of Knowledge?
What are some prevalent ethical implications in Art?
To what extent should originality be valued in the Arts?
To what extent have the Arts shaped the modern world, the 21st century?
To what extent do we need to understand Art in order to understand History?